Atlanta Boat Show & Lululemon Sunday Sweat: Atlanta This Weekend

ATLANTA, GA – This weekend, the Michael C. Carlos Museum will feed curious, young minds with a telling of the story of Persephone. Additionally, Atlanta will also offer plenty to do for the adult crowd, including a cocktail class at The White Bull and the kick-off party for Fernbank After Dark. And for those with plans of future grandeur, the Atlanta Boat Show is also in town.

Here’s what else is happening around the city:

Neighborhood: Druid Hills

The Fernbank Museum is set to kick off a new year of science and sips at the kick-off party for their Fernbank After Dark series. The 21 and older affair will feature hands-on science activities, live music by dangfly! and plenty of cocktails.

Where: Fernbank Museum Of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE

When: Friday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Boasting a lineup of Atlanta’s “finest stand-up comedians,” Laughs & Drafts will feature performances from seven local acts. Among the comedians set to bring-the-funny are David Perdue, Hillary R. Heath and Vas Sanchez.

Where: Tabernacle Atlanta, 152 Luckie Street NW

When: Friday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m.

Neighborhood: Emory

Specifically geared towards preschoolers and kindergarteners, this week’s Artful Stories installment will introduce the story of Persephone and her pomegranate seeds. As a special treat at the end of Persephone’s story, pint-size attendees will have the opportunity to nosh on their own pomegranate seeds.

Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle NE

When: Saturday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m.

Neighborhood: Downtown Decatur

If you prefer your classic cocktail with a side of history, then head over to The White Bull for their Cocktails: An American Story series. As part of this series, which costs $55 per guest, The White Bull’s Beverage Director Matthew Scott will share the history of the cocktail. Attendees can also expect plenty of sips.

Where: The White Bull, 123 East Court Square

When: Saturday, Jan. 12, at 12:30 p.m.

Neighborhood: Old Fourth Ward

Get ready to break a sweat at lululemon’s new training camp series, which is held at their Ponce City Market location. The class is free and open to the public, and is led by lululemon ambassador and former CrossFit competitor, Eric Pyne.

Where: lululemon, 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE

When: Sunday, Jan. 13, at 9:30 a.m.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Serving as a celebration of Jewish and Israeli arts, attendees can expect a day filled with performances, arts and crafts, community and more during the Atlanta Jewish Life Festival. Tickets to the festival are $18 per person, with discounts available for families.

Where: Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker Street NW

When: Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Even if you’re not in the market for a small yacht to anchor off the coast of Santorini this winter, the Atlanta Boat Show is still a guaranteed good time for all. Learn a few boater’s basics during one of several seminars or browse through the vast selection of boats and tour your favorites.

Where: Georgia World Congress Center (Hall A), 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard NW

When: Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m.

Photo: The White Bull/Noah Fecks

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